LOOKING BACK: The forgotten Volvo P1900 sportscar with a fibreglass body

Volvo isn’t well known for sportscars although it has had such models in its history, the best known being the P1800 that gained worldwide fame in the TV series ‘The Saint’ in the 1960s. However, that was not Volvo’s first sportscar and before the P1800, there was a model called the P1900 Sport which was […]

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Soon, you will be able to go only up to 180 km/h in any Volvo

Volvo’s reputation for safety has been built up over decades to the extent that it is recognised as a pioneer in the field. It therefore has a lot of credibility with its actions, even if they may be controversial. Like the announcement that it will limit all its vehicles to a maximum speed of 180 […]

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2020 Volvo Car & Aurizn EcoDesign Challenge

Volvo Car & Aurizn EcoDesign Challenge is on again for interior design firms

The Volvo Car & Aurizn EcoDesign Challenge is on again, a follow-up to the inaugural event in 2018 which invited interior design firms around the country to submit their most creative spatial designs. For 2020, the Swedish car brand has organized it in collaboration with duduk – a new brand by Eco World Development Group […]

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Volvo S60 T8 now assembled locally, still priced at RM295,888

In view of the Conditional Movement Control Order limiting gatherings, Volvo Car Malaysia (VCM) today launched the locally-assembled (CKD) version of the Volvo S60 T8 online. This is essentially a follow-up from the earlier launch in October last year of the CBU (imported completely built-up) model which is now in its third generation. The model […]

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Volvo Pledge

Pledge to maintain social distancing and Volvo Car Malaysia will reward you

To further reinforce the Movement Control Order (MCO) which came into effect on March 18 and will continue until May 12, 2020, Volvo Car Malaysia is pledging its support for social distancing – one of the vital measures to cut the transmission of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Via an online pledge campaign – the Ramadan Safe […]

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Sime Darby Swedish Auto

Sime Darby Swedish Auto Officially Opened to offer Volvo sales and aftersales services

Sime Darby and Volvo have been part of the Malaysian landscape for a long time, with the latter having begun selling its cars in the 1960s. Both companies have now established a partnership with the establishment of Sime Darby Swedish Auto at Sime Darby Motors City in Ara Damansara, Selangor. The new dealership officially opened […]

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Volvo China Unicom

Volvo Cars working with China Unicom to develop 5G technology for automotive applications

5G – the next generation of mobile network technology – will become commercially available from 2020 onwards (third quarter in Malaysia) and users will benefit from significantly more advanced connectivity. Carmakers are also using 5G technology for communication between cars and infrastructure. For example, Volvo Cars and China Unicom are joining forces to work together in […]

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